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W . lE PSOPLZ OF THe STATS OF a UTH CAIO'
LINA. BY 098 DECLoATS- IN' CoUNVSNTjo
3T, DO ORDAIN AND .STANLIANTHiP co0aTI
T1tR POa TH oVZtWNENTPir TU5 SAt
FFCTtON I The Legislative tuethr' v F i 4ie
Ae -hll be vested i a III - '
- . -6e... s . v .-1nsatli n is pro
'xr Tio 3. Kech .inal:etal District il ')h,
State al rfIn- e itute a -on Elb etto"n DItrict eX.
ccpt Clarlestnii Diitict. w ich shah he divi.
ci,d itol two Ehetion Districta.one consishtia
orf the late Parielws of St. Phitlip and XI
Michael. I , be desiotnat'ed the Elentisa Dia.
trict o -Charleton t the other conaistingr of all
that part of the Judicial District, whicbo is
withiout the limiteof said Parishes. to be,known
A the.Eltetii District oil Berkeley
S EcioN '4. The bounlaries of the several Jto
dicial atia lection Districts shalt retnaio as
they are now eatablished.
"EC-Ios 5. The flouse of Representatives
shall coniAt of one hundretl stud twent y foor
I. enbers to ho- ispprtuioeed ana.nr the several
Eiection lastricis of the State. acacorditg tu
the utin'wr of white inhabit attiNcontained It
cach,.ti the arnount of all taxesraiaed by the
General MAeeenibly..whether <tirect or inlirect,
or ol whatever etictea pai<$it, 4-4ch, deductink
therefromtt all taxes paul on ac ount sf proper
ty held In anv other Dist, let, and addipn
thereto all taxes elsewnere paid on acrount o
propert) held iII such District. An esumera
titin of itt. white Inh .its te, for this purpose.,
was made I the year one thou..and eight hun
died and fifty. lile. ued shall be tmade In the
course ol every tenth year t. r:after, in such
manner ra shall be, by law. directed I. and
Representatives lhall I-e assigned isn the differ
ent Districts in the ab.ve-mentioned propor.
tion.by Ac, of fie General Assembly at the
tession inmineliately socendtin ir every enuine
ration : Provided, That until he a por tion
mient, whic h sheill be Innt upon the next etu
' meration. shall take effe't, the re'preseitation
of the e-veral Eleetion Districts, as hereit con.
stitutedt. shall continue as assiged at the last
apportionmnent each District which has been
heretofore divided Itto, smaller Districts.
tnown as Parishes.havint fite a4igregae nun -
ber of Representatives which the Parieipan
heretofore embraced within its litnits have hall
since that apportionment, -the Repreaerntative
to which the Parish of All SaintA has beein
heretofore entitled, being.during this interval,
assigned to Horry Elestion Didtrict.
SECTiON 6. If tie enumeratioi herein direct.
ed shall not be tmade in the course of the year
appointed for the purpose. it shalli be the duty
o tie Governor to have it effected as soot
thereafter as shall be practicable.
Sacto- 7 It assigtitog Representatives to
the several Districts. the Getiral Asaeneibly
shall allow oti Represeaitutive loir every sixty
seconid part of Ahe who's nuinbr of while in.
habitants in the State. atnd One tuml enenan
also for every sixty senesd part'if the whole
taxes raised by th Goe--ral Assambly. 'there
shall be further allowed otie liepreenittivr
for sich fractions ti the spxty second part l1
the white iIIhailltiiits. and (of the sixty-seconid
part-.fthe-taxes, as when added together form
Ssc-rloNe A All taxes upon property, real or
pers.eai, shall be lai-i upot: the actual value of
the property taxida a8 tle saie shall tie ascer
tained by the 1esessmetit nade or the pur.
pose of laying such tax. ino the first appor
tionnient whithshall h made under the (On
stitutiop, the amount of taxes shall be estitmra
ted from the average of the two years next pre.
cedir uch apportionment ; but in ever sub)
acquhit apportio- imitt, from ini average ol
the n years then next preceding,
CTION 9. If, in the apportidriment of Rep.
re .ntativcs ; anty Election District shall ap
r not to be entitled, troin its populationi and
taxes, to a Represenatative;,such Electior
District aall nevertheless-send one R-preset
tativos and, if there be still a deficiency of the
nutner of fIlepresentatives required by sec
tioa fith. such deficiency shall be supplied by
assifning Representatives to tose El.tioi
Disricts having the lat-gest surplus fractions,
whither those fractions consist of a combirea
tio- of population and taxes, or of >opulatfor
f or axes separately, until the n um r of orly
htadred aud twenty-foui Members be made
or- Provided. howeter. That not inore than
tielve ftcopresenitatives shall, int any apportion.
9 pmt, be assignedi to sany one lAlection District.
SECTIoN i ti. No appiartiotitnent of.Repregent
tlives shall be constroedi to Ia Mq aeet,. in sny
nennel, until tue general elec (Ion which shallI
succeed such a pporliouiment.,
* c~oi II. Thefienateshall be composeudenl
one tmaenber from each Election Distrc, excp
the Election l~lstrict of Charlestonj t# '*hich1
shall be allowed two Senters,
bacion 14. U~pon the niaeting -MV- the Artt
* tineral lassemibty, widejcIasali be uuse, cmv
'der the provisloqs of this Constittioa$'th
Senators shell bee devided, by lot, ing., twa
classes ;the seats of the ta~ror af (hr: ina
cl-VS t. he vnr'ar,-t ,hie e'xpirit'ii o~f .11.1)
- yeac.. ; and li ihr nami er i i'V'ee .cAmtie. Uiil
tie eai prolportoedl thait aec hli o' ti-wu oh
*ntmtbh'r lit iintitorattiay, as, tieirly jgsp-yh
ble 0 lit Otur to biE. chioseni th-:rdier, el'gi yi
:-OTtaiN IS. NI 1i' rtoni abtti be uhgt6l g,
or take or reteni. ai Neat ii the a louarorfRep~ra
se.ntatiwes. unlie tbe Is a free whtite tuar, whm
bath attained the agre a f twenty-one year4,
bath been a citizen aitt a resident ofit i~s $sat
three years next preosding the day of eledctin
atnd hath, been for, tfes last six mtonths of tid1
htim, and shalt contInue, a residenlof the Disn
trict whIch he is fo represent.
Sioao 14 No peusonishall be eligible 10,
or take or retaiin, aseas n the Men te.,-nidei
lbe Is a free white man, who beth as saitted thie
*ge of thiety years, hath beena ditisen, si
* esident of this Slate live years OPppgeceillem
theday of electioni, and hlb be. q, foY' the teel
aix Anetaha of thIs ltnme, andI sl-ir eente1 Is
be..a bealdent of the Dlatteiot which he let. isp.
re.ent. -. .:ar
50ots1 18 Seplators and Memlbe Of .uhe
Hutvse or Re'preenstatives shall be ho. R
geeth electiop the third . ete I
et91 Ie h pt .year, and on the~p
' r~~4s~t~ i e) shall sne eon 'te
~~fitpJ*wyia Nlove tnhe# Annual, * a
4 asitIhl5 therwiaedelcterme 1
- the cont erednee i.wo-ii ftds of biath bheiches
eal the whlere tat ,ti Unless the Ine
alfles of wa nrtofoE ii s 'ordere skall -
der It ensalV to meet.theeaa Itn either of h
~see, the Govprt o 09fatsl*der In-chief,
f6t the titne be:n*, d1~e~h prglniamin, up.
4..poipt a terwe secure ao contabeientplce o
Sotd 16 The terms s oflce of ti~t Se,
ndRepresetnta; Iesh4eun 'at, agetq1
elf lione, rettlcus and qulificatil of Jt ow
brs ; and a najorluey of each House 1h214
cobetitute a quorush to do business ; but
smaller nusmbee may adjourn fron iny let das
And may ba authorized to compel the attend
ance of absent Members. in such manner, an
under uch penalties, as nay be provided b
SUCTIoN IS. EAch flouse shall choose Its owl
ofcers. determine its rules or proceeding
punish its Members for disorderly behavior
anti with the concurrence qf two.tirds, expc
a Member, i ut not a second time for th1e SAm5
Sercs l . . ltou.:ciy purrilh.h y nc
p mr . . a asil y pran nu
-u.it I c JV 1.'retin no
r Mc .l --r, 'A1- .. , II- I-w unmilty of etlircepert t
liluse by many .lsorilerli or conitceiptuou
b. hovtivr in :i preotoce; or who, during th
(time .f its #-tmiag. shall threaten harm to bod;
or esate of any Merinaber fir anything said o
-onlti in eithe l.use. or who shall assault an
of themn theriefor, or who shall assault or arres
en-y witiss or other person ordered to atteni
the lioue. ip hi.i goin-r thereto, or returnini
lherefrin. or who sball rescue any person ar
rested by order of the Housec.
. liScTTo 20. The Muenbers of both House
shall he proctcted lin their perions amid estate
durintr their attendatct'e on. ?'oinr t and re
turnin: frltn. the General Assemably. and tea
days prevlats to the eitting, and tens days at
ter the adjourninet thereof. But these privi
leges shall not be extecdel oo as to protect an'
leiniber whe shall be chargcd with treasoti
felony. or breach ol the pence,
NIcTIoa 21. Hills for raisinge a reve nue shal
originate ina th louse of ltipresctatilves, bu
anamy be altered, atiended or rejected by the
Senate : aid all tither lii'Is tany originato am
either lleaii, and may be amnend.ud, altered o
rejeeted by the other
6acTaIO 22. Every Act or lesolution haviol
the rorce of law shatl relate to but one subject
and that al-all be exnressed in the title.
bac-:Mo 23I. No bill shal have the force o
law until it shall lave been read three titnes
and on three several r.ays, in each House. ham
had the seat of the Slate afflored to it, and ha
been signed In the Senate louse by the Presi
dent of the Senate amid the Speaker of the
House of Representatives.
EScrioN 24. No money shall be drawn ou
of the Public Treastury but by the legislttive
autheority of the State
S0craiO- 25. Ii all elicrions hy t'e Genera
Aesembly, or either House thereof, the ment
birs shl oil vote 'viva voce." and their votes thu
trtvena, shall be entered upon thie journals-of th
Hense to % hich they respectively belong.
SaCTmoN 26 The tiembers of the Genera
Asseotlywho shall meet uomler this Constitu
tion, shalt le enaitleid to receive out of the Put)
lic Treasury, for their expenses during thei
awten-tatiee on. going to anid returnint from
the General Assembly, five dollara for raci
days atteaidance. aiad twenty cents for eve,
tile oh the ordinary route of travel beawie
the residenceof the Memiber and the capital u
other place ofaittling of the General Aaesemnbly
Neth froing ani returnmatr ; and the smume ma
he increased or diininshet by law. if carcui
stances shall re quire ; but ite alteration sha
be inate tia take etlect duitiar tle exismtence
the General Assetrably which shall make stuc
Saton 27 Neither House, durilisr the me,
tion of the Genieral Ansombly,' shall, wit hot
the consent of the tther, aijour.. for moi
inure ttsu. vlays sior to any other place Ila
that in which the Asembly shall be at the thin
SecTIo228. No person shall he eigible to
sent in tile General Assemhly whilst he hole
stay offl e 0t profit car trust under this Stat
the United Slat-a of America, or any of then
or under anley mither power, except officers I
the amiliti.t, arimy or i:evy of this State, Nlnii
trates or Justices ci Interior Courts, while su
Jiestices receive fiii aIrics; t-r shall an
contractor of the ariny or navy u this Stat
the Unted States of America, or any of thecn
or the age ts of such contractor, be elilrible I
a sam tn either House. Aed If any Menbe
el all Accept orexercise amiyof the said disqual
fyingt offices, he shalt vacate his io-at.
Sacotx 29. If anay Election District slia
neglect t4) choose a member or members on thi
day of eleetion, or it any pericin chosen
member of either House shall refuse to quali
fy aqd take his seat, or shall resign. diet, d
pltkthe State. accept any diequalifyingffic
o6 become otherwise disqualttled to hold hi
seat, a writcofelection shall h isuted by fi
President of the Senate or Speaker ti th
House ol Representatives. as the cre m'ty hb
for the purpose of filling fite vacancey thereb
occasioned, for it-e remainder tel the tern for
which the, person pi r lueitng to quality, re
signing, ly ing, de artingr the S'mte. or becona
inr disquelified, was elected to serve, or Ii
defaulting Election District ought to has
chosen a member or members.
Suoiiom 30. And wheap. the mainisters
the Qpspel are, by their profes.-iaondetictr
to tld service of Gjod andi thte cure of scoul,
anlougr t not be divertsedi from thae great dt
ties of their ltunciions, therefore, ale mniadtt
of the Gospel or puiblic preacher of any rc
liglous percssion. whilst hae continaucac In t
exeacime of lia pastoral fuinctions. elhall
eligIble to the tifleo of Goivernrre, Lieutenca
Governaor. tic to a seat In U~e Senate or ti
House of Representatives
* Sotrtonm I. The ExecutIve authirity ol th
Set. 'h.d me vested-he ae Chief M . gistrame, wI
ihi m ll Th Guvermatr of the State,
'tcTautn 2 'The Governior shall be electedl Ii
whe elecieme diuly "lualified to. vote for merabe
of the House cif it presentatives. and shall ho
hisa ommie for four years, and untIl his succe
sor shall be chosen amid qualiied ; but it
a thse p re .n shall got be Got ernor for ta
srcrow 2. Neo person shall be ellgible totil
ilk~i m, Uiovernori, uness hep iath atSitnled ml
agesilthirty years. and hash been a cities
atmd residiest of tils State far the Leo jea
nht precedIng the dtay.'.2 election. And r
perscon shall hold the omoe of Governor. ccl
sanathermiffleesyr comnmasfon, cwvil or mjili
r exrpept in smaliia.) udder this State or ti
Uftedlstatean,r any of them,or any otbe
poardriae one and,thei earne lime.
8Soiioc'4. Thes returns of every aledtion<
G~overoaor shall be sealed up by the Ma'acge.
o%lectione In their respectIve Districta; atn
.trcamitted, by a messenger chosen by Ilhen
iabe sect of Governtment, directed to. iii
Umtary of State, who shall deliver them I
s pea*,r of ih~ House of Rpepaentative5
seqt esing session of the General At
ae yje,.lui~t tAo first week or which e
Stout te ped emgiall open and puhhikibqbe
Ip th r n * b Houses of the Geppde
Ae~If T~sreon having the heigt
ad~t, of v i~ sel be Governor, but' It
omf i ie ualaaand highest in tot
she bapby.ihll, during the 0*3a
6 * ebedetermined yt
en a ch ma.er as eba~
4. A stqani. Governor ebI
choseit he m in ja he same get
confint'Asaerfjjthsne period N t
posse0th in h Gow
denr. ndehdl be Preedet of lIt
a ad Presidetof the Sato, shall b-sve no.vote. ri
I uniess the ItenatA ib' equally divided. - ft
0 SUc4lox 7. The Seiente shail coph o4 a PreAo. el
,II-lt pe empore to act in lte nbsenmce of khie t1
Lieutenant-tGoverno.r, -r when ti. shall exer. w
* cise the iffice tit Governor. ei
, StcTroN 8. A n hesmslk'r of the' Senate. or of C
the lione of Representatives, be:nr ch 'sen.and i
i acting as Governour or Lieutenant-Governossr t
shall, thereupjonvacato hia salt. said aniotlier II
prson, shall be elected in his stead. r
SEcT1o 9 In seAc of the hnpelsc.rhssent i" As
the Governor or Is rem alj"I fromn ,Mce. ikath. '.
resigeatioi, diaquati fia ion, esisaiilimy or re bl
,noval trin the State. the Lieutenianit Gi.verow'r it
41a I t -U, cet!4 to Wi soilt 1ne 1 4n "41 ..:! tiw it
mseacsh mes t of it Li- uteniit Gon s:ir for is
his re'nivisl rofi utice. death. resitrnat toon, (I I ii
ualiftllim. disability or reintival frun the e,
, state, the Pris2ident pro tempore f the Senate
shall succeed to his office ; ati when the offlee
of the Ouvernior, Lieutenant Governor atid
President pro tempere of the Senate shall be- t
come vacat in the recess of the Senate I the 0
Secretary of State, for the tittne beingi, dhall, 'I
by proclamation, convene the Senate, that a
Peeident pru tempore may be choscn to exer
cise the offce of Governor for the nnexpired
SErTION 10. The Governor @hall be Corn
manrer-in-Chieif of the Aramy and Nav. >i
this State a'nd of the tmilitia, ex:ept when they
shall be called into ths actual sesvice otle P
United States. 0
SacTox It. He shall have power to grant
reprieves and pardons after conviction, (eAcept
Iin, ca-es of impeachmient,) ltu such instinner, onl
such terms %n under aut h restrictions as lie
shall think proper. atit he shill have power t,%
remit hinces ait rforfnittres, unless otherwise
directed by law. .It shall be his duty t) reps. R
to the Geni ral Asseitably at the next re', ul:ir
session thereafter.ill paions granted by hitt
with a full st'itement ofeachi case and the rea
sons moving hin thereunto
SmCToN 12. He mshall take case that the
laws he faiithfully executed in merry.
SacTsON 13 The Governor ani Lieutenant - P
Governor shall, at stated %lines. receive for their
services a compensation which sh-ill b- neither
increased nor dm'estllahd ituritng The period '
for which they sh.ill have been elect
SacTao" 14. All offi-ere in the Exse-cutive
Departnent. when rsqilred by the Gvernor,
shall givri mn informiattom in writ ing us.on assy
subject relating to th. duties of their respect, c
I ive offices. . -
0 EcsIoTN 15. The Gosvernartshall. trom tinsie
to titte, give tm the General Assembly inmor
tratiom of the cotimitton si the State, and re
commit:.d to their cotimideration Auch mo.t.sure..
as he shall judge necussary or eap dient. t
SxcTtoN 16. lie anay, on extrairlinary or.
cainitssis, convent the General Acsiemily. ant
shnoimI cither Ulslos reim.iim without a q.sorumm
for three days, sir in case of diaegreenspies t his.
I tween tl.e two louses, with respect to the tie
r of adjournent . triay adjoiri thei ti such
, imie as ie shall think ptop, r, not beyondf the
fourth lonmday of Novinmber tlen next ensu
SIXTmoN 17. lie shall commissiosn all offi
ces it! the State.
SEcToN IS It shall be the duty of le
Manager-4of Elccaisins of this State. at the' firat
., generial elections under thia COsmtitutlion, anw
at each lltcernale retiral election th-teaft- r.
a to h.Id wt.election for Governor and Lituten
o soTiON J9. The Goyernor and the Licuten i
0ant-Governor before enteringr upon the duties
a of their respectiveofilees.allowit,in the presences
of the General Assembly, take the oath
of tflcre psecribed in this Conistttutson.
NECTIsN 20t Toe Governir shall reshie,
dursnst the itidmir ft the General Aso pethly, as
the plaice where its scssiion rm;y be hel ;ti c
h she General A4se'enoty :mayii hv law. require
him to res.i. ae she -'apill 'of the Slasw. c
SEcTIos 21 Every Bill Wtli h1 AIIll h:te I
'pAssed the General Assitmbliv, aisll, be f(sre it
became a law, ha presenteds ti the Gevernor ,
r if ie approve, he shall si rn it ; but I. not, h.
. shall return it, with his iobjec ione.sto that
iose is which It .'hisl lave. oririi-a ed, wiso
shall eter tis'. objections at ar.re in their jour
nal; ant proceed it) -es.' iser it. It asher such
rcionsideration a in.yirisv tf mhs whole repre
-seniation fit that lilume' thi? :srge. its pa4 Itr.n
Nilt!, it shall ie em, to seth, r 'wi-h mhe .>j, er
tioms, to this tier H..nsein' is Vb h 5, it .. ..1
likewse lie re'is si: no i I r; v .
* mrJinprity of the whisI r-: s--.' - . ! tosi
te r liose, itashall i, - . :..s it 1 i nal
sict c..C tlis i . I . . .. I .. I
t'ie isine11i isy ye it ; . ,- y -: -%1 ..(w si..n -. 1
r ..I s- pi rei s v .r iib ri r is ai ai ah:.,i tfic Hill
. hal: b' n. res sit it jistenal if eacsllsus'
rcaps:etivev 11 aim Di- .11, s -ili st Ihe rsuoreci
by the Governo, wmttein two slays (sumidssyAs
i excepted) after at sleall have leei FriAentiet it,
I hirm, the 11ai' shall i'w a -l Iw isn likes niannr
a. if he had signeid it. A ist. thast simeo lomy aml
dj ways be al tiwed (he Gssves am .r ite coiitl-r
haills passed by thme General Asssi-mbly, ns-iti';r
hlouse shall readi aoy Hill ei time ia iday 01I its
r session, except s Hills as hpve bein'it
reure by tscGovernor as heusein provi- I
tSac-ris I. The judicial osiwer shall he vrat
eed in such Superior ased Ineferior tGourts osi
Law iad Eqity as the Gesieral Assi mhly
shall, fronm smae tios ame, direct and eistab~ili. i'
This Judges eof the tmuperior ("ourts shall be -
elected liy the Gensernul %ssembly. shall thmid
0 tnmeir offhs:es slie ing stood b:havkor, ansdsh-,
if at statedi tinus, receIve a comnpenisutlon ho;
theireervices. whmih shalh nieiher be incresa
V *ed nor dhmninitshmed durinutt their'conitino ne
In ofe; but they shall receIve nio fees or
perquithes sir office, amer hold -aniy osher offloo
Oe prolit or true? under ,thie Slate, the United
SStates of A merica, or any of themti. or any
0 other power. Trhe Genmerbll Assembly shall, 5a
soon as possible, establish ,nfor each District lan
ethe State an InferIor Court or Courts, to lbe
0 styled "The Distritt Court,"the Judge whereof
'a shall be resitdemi in the DistrIct whle In offi'e,
' shall be elected by the General Assembly ime
51 four years. ansI shall be re-eligible, which
tI Coart shall have jtrlsdk tlon of ait civil eauses
wheresone or both sof thme partIes are ps'ersmS
e of color, and ofalleriminai cases wherein the
r acetwed is a personm of color, and the General
Assembly is empowered tom euien the jurns.
>f dictiona of the satd Court to other sub-.
I Seorsoft 2. The Judwes shall meet and eli
.at Columb'iia, at sueth lime as the Genaal Is
a saemsby may tiy Aol .prescrlte, fssr the purpose
ci ofthearing anad dae rniging all moiong for
I, new trIals ad in a it~e of jsid qssnt. and sumcy
polite of law as amybe submitliEd to themp,
and' the General A >dmy mnay tly Act dippoin
t s.feb other placeS -fet ene'naptifl as in their
I dlsoretlont maay aeift. s,
I Sea'row 3. Thmetilyle s poesseesh~
a be, "es~ State. of ISutth 'i. All ti~;
shalls be - edtm aaner
p .~ anoityt
I * mnd eoncte'l i antid.
0 p of the,*1 same,
e avoti, ho hans hei hebug qmana qq
ne ofit&enavY gifthe Uited tt. le shall. it
r Ibe two years next rofceedinthbe day of I
cti n. have been a citisen or, this Stat., or. ti
r the sane period.an ojniarant from Europe.
ho has declared his inteasie, to become a
tize, ftle United States, acq 1idInr to the
aestltutiona and Laws of the n tates.
a sthal-have restledin this tatt for At lea6t
Iayears'next preceding the day of election.
d, fo.r the last -ix months ofthat timw. In the
at lset in whach hin offtrn to voidt, sded,
reaer. ilh t . -nteral Assemblyi Y244by
qta. atar a e aiegi-try I f voters, or- otherouita.
- lCi8at1 n, aenatad againat fraud.. in leo-.
S-1d ustrpati ion of the right of OWa
nV a. powe .Itsqualitication- to vote As l pat
hinani r-r criama,and anay prescerio ad.
itiotnal qualifications for voters in mu'lcilpa
- ARTICLEY. -
0l personn. who shall be elected or applated'
I an.1y qffiee of profit or trut, before qqtarinoa"
I lto execution thereof. shall take (ittes
>ec.al.oaths. not repurnant to this Conwti.
atian. prescribed by the General Assembly.)
l efallaowinroath: dy .
I Io swear (or affirm) tIat I an duly tal
rd. accordinug to the Constitution o- this
ate, to exerche th oflk.e to which IhaVe
-vn appoaitted, and that I will. to ha best of
ay a bihty, diacharge th.' duties therofladd i
reerve, protect and defend a Constliw4on
rthis State. and that of the United Stte5
nIp ttn Godf." -
A RTICLE VI.
gtLCtrOX I. The HoUse o[ Reppesenta
tail have ate sole po:wcrof Impeaching, hit
u apnachmtient shall be tiade, unless w(th
w concurectco of two-thirds of the House -f.
HE, CION 2. All Impeachments shall be trid
Y thoherenate Vi-n sittitag tor that purp"e
tae aats tori shal I L ie on oamt or affrination,
ad tno pe.ott &hall !-e convicted withopt
tao concurrence of two- hirds of the niembers
SaCTin 3. The Gov -rnor. LieutenanI-Gov
rnoar, and all "ivil officcrs. shall be liable to
npeahtacent for itgh critates and mindenes
oas, for nay mashchavior it toil ce. for cocrup
an inprorurinr office., or for anyact which
Nlil de.rralo et Ir official characters But
id'inett in iuch cases shall not extend furah
r thItan to reovar.t frotan olfice, ndtl disqualilfl
attion to hail! atay oifel of honor, trust
r paofit itder thii State The party convict
i eill. anevearthblase, be liable to indictanent,
ial, judgment anad punishment according to
HEcTuK 4. All civil offcers. whose authorie
y is tniite-I to a n ingle Judicial District, a
itgle Elecgtion Dicta-ict. or part ofeither, shall
c appinttd. hoaI.t their office, be removed
riltm atlice and, in alidttion to liability to im
VacttuIanent, Ifty.t r ptnianitd for offietai mis.,
moaduet. it auch tanatnter as the General As
nily previious te .their appointnent, nay
EcTION 3. Ifany civil omeer shall be.
aniea la'ie frot a04charginsfr theduties of
is aflier, by 'csti aof any pernanent taftily
r nacttal inartity.. his offiea may be declared
I be vacanti, by joint resolution. agreed to by
wo-thirts sit ahe wholo repreacttat ibis it esch
laaaoa aof he Genera I A psembly. Provided.
'hat cuch recoluttot shall contain the grouids
r Ihe, propa.1dl retnoval. said ieafore I. stall
ans euither liouie, a cotly of it thall be
erved on the oficetr, and a hearing be allowed
A RTICLE VII.
SEcTtON I. The Treasurer and the Seeretary
iS1ta. sha ll he elaected by the Ganeral Aosem
ly.in the lioue oil Represaettatlive, shall hold
air oaalicea foar four years and shall notbe
lirile for the next auceroa :inir term.
'LCTon 2 A ll other%.fficer slall be apnoint.
Ca.s they hith,-rto have been, utail otherwise
trected by I aw ; bat the 'ame person shall noe
oli the office of sheriff for tOo consoutive
%rCTuf)N 3. 4 lenmmlssinans shall be In the
in.' anal lay the authority o- the atate ofSoutt
-a olint. he atalet with the eenloftheState,
adal be ainet by tho Governor.
A It I iLE V11
All Ihws a 'ar'.. in .la 4late, at the a..p
-at efat. C nait ''.1aaataa, a tl not repugatant
r ;.; -- ..'-no a ntil shiered rr .
v '.. C-- r a , ,'i v. xexla wherr
I!- wt e - !a .-try. 'n w iatb ca e thev ail
X he :ia.. -a .'.-.'vetv -lindtatff lor
a .r fa., n, i .ut , tt-tinaid by Act ofthe
'a R r'Ela 11 I
trCTaaN I All pawer i or at a.aty invested
It peopatle. und ,i f-rae (,vera'nment are
butt- ed a't their noth-:rity. aint ilre instituted
.r their pacea. taaety nd haIppiess.
fNcc~ToN .a. Naa persoat shalt be taken,. og' i,,
ar... a d, ar diaseized of has frceanhalilibeve
a's or privileares, *r outlawerd or 'axIjeal. or fu
mty mantater dapriveut of hiis life, lben
atuoarty. lout by adue procesaa of la w a nores
amy till toftaatta'ner, rz pot fuEfO lage,
:aw imiptirmrg the oiu-atien oft cons
vera-c p iassedt by the Ganearal Assembly,
Sacflian 3. Thta mttlitary shall bn' suboa'dJn'ate
a, tha -i'll power,.. .
incIOs4 4 '1be prlvilege of the writ of age
eeipas at anat ha suspeataded. unaiosa hbtM 4 -
-ate e ra I elliaitn ar mnvatsion, thepui
IcTIaM 8. Excessive bell shall tied eb.
jui rut, ntor excessive fineen itnpas.ed
SectioN 6. 'Tae General Assetmblpam
a'rant say ttie of nobility, or here ~ ydIga
inti~ton, tnor create say office, thh telg
net to dhlch shall he for any kisgef tIl
han.<lorlnrfgnori behavior. ~ 4
tECTiNt7. Th trial by jir. lett
ased int tble8.tte.and the liberty ~
natIal he forever inaviolably Dress? b
[lenearal Assembly shalt have po
ttinu the nuanber of persaons w3
alitute theS jury in the imler -.
higcraoa 8. The tree exarcis.et4qjyu~
if reltgmaus proifescion and 9 d~l .~ 66t
liscritninatiotor preference'dt bne'ed
w~ithin ti diale, to ,all muakld t
that the liberty ot conoeteiefdby l
shall noat hae construeli as to.@ge 4g pl.
t.entontees, Juastify praqtr.se od et
with ine peea d aeyo Stte.
tiaoZagj9 Te rightse pAisqItw nt.
les and 'states oft both civi ' us~l (et.s,
leI les an t of corporate .adieas, ..hel Hiangl
to If the Conclttlop ofg~ t h 's ot hin
iteredl or seitb ,.
half not bet re-wtahl a tall not
qbitabledistrj Ioe a tee of intes
on mq 9 aw tita. Cerelina
a tta whall hae bee
ex, all such classes of poersops, as from disa
ility or otherwise, ought, i* the judgtenet of
e General Assembly, to be eeeijp pd.
xT0ion 1. The business ofjhe Tr-uage
hail be conducted by one Treasurer. who sa%
old ila office and reside at the eem ot Goe*re
8scoiox 9. The Secretary ofState shall hold'
is cifice and reside at the st of Govera
neat. T ..
StIcnow 1. No Convention of the peopie sA
*called. unless by the concurrenea of iv..
hirdsof the whole representption in each Housep
f the General A eby.'
RCTIO-2. Nopart os a Cosslitation shall'
ealtered, unless a bill to alter the same shall
ave benet read. bn three several days, in the
louse of Representatives. and on three ssv.,.
A days in the Senate. and a rres t to. at the
enend and third readings, by two-thirds of
he ehole representation in each House of the
leneral Arsembly j neither shall any altera
ion take effect. until the bit', so agreed to.
hall be published for three muonihs previous to
new election for members of the House of
itepreaentatives; and. If the alteration prope..
ds bytbe procedint General Assembly, shall
e agreed to, by the new General Assembly,
n their first seeslon, by the concurrenco er
wo-thirds of the whole representation in each
louse, after the sme shall have'been retd en
bree several days in each, then and not ott
Irwo, the Paino shall become a part ot the
Done In Convendon, at C>lumbia, in the State
.ol South Carolina, the twenty-eevenih day
of September. In the year of our Lord e
thousand eight hundred and uixty-fSve -
D. L. WARDLAW;
President of the Convention
Attet : Joan T. titoa,Clerk of the Con
Government of the United Otstes,
President-Andrew Johnse, of Teonzes
8 cretary of State-W-. N. Seward, or
Secretary of Wsr-Edwin M. Stanton, er
Potmaster General-William Denalsen,
Secretary of the Navy-Gideon Welles, or
Secretary of the interior-James Harlan,
r Secretary of the 1'ressary-Hlugh MeCul
>ugh, of Illinois.
Attorney General-James Speed, of Kea
l'resident of the Senate--Lafayette .
Poster, of Connecticut. ,.
Speaker of tihe lHousoe-4ehuyler Celfax,
almon C Ohio. Chief Justice.
I. James M e geolgga.
2. Samuel K gelwe 4w York,
8. Robert ft, Qelr, Pennsylvania.
4. Nath'I. Clifford. Maine.
6. Noah:, i Woyne, Ohio.
6. Daniel Davis, Illinois.
7. Samuel Miller, Iowa.
8. Samysel F. Fiellf, California.
LBUTE9A NT 'QuNnaaIl..
Wilpg4b1d Scott. Virginia..
U 8. Grant, of Ohio.
Ad ant General Loreinte thomas, Dela
Judge Advocate Goeoa, Sp olt,,
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